2019-2020 Catalog 
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GOVT055 CM - Empirical Methods

This course introduces students to the philosophy and practice of political science research. Students will learn how to identify a problem worthy of study, develop testable hypotheses, design a research strategy, gather data, analyze data, and interpret and present the results. Topics covered include research design, descriptive statistics, data visualization, statistical inference, hypothesis testing, correlation, and regression analysis (cross-section, time-series, and panel data models). This course is not available to students who have earned credit for any other course in statistics, including ECON 120 CM , MATH 052 CM , and PSYC 109 CM .

Prerequisite: GOVT 020 CM  

Offered: Every year

Credit: 1

Course Number: GOVT055 CM